13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  11 h 15 min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, then get into the urban bustle at Art Centre Salmela, then brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, and finally take a stroll around Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kenkavero, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Church, then examine the collection at Infantry Museum, then look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place, and finally examine the collection at Mikkelin Valokuvakeskus.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mikkeli trip simple and quick.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Mikkeli is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Mikkeli due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, things will get colder in Mikkeli: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Art Centre Salmela, St. George Church, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 29th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, and finally view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere online attractions planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Tampere in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For shopping fun, head to Turun Kauppahalli or Ruokapuoti Lumo. Visit Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Old Rauma, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, shop like a local with Galleria Joella, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and stop by Naantali Old Town.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Naantali, Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. Helsinki Cathedral and Galerie Forsblom are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Lapinlahti, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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